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U.K.’s Royal Air Force Buys Wayland Electron Beam Metal 3D Printer

Now that the U.K. has gotten its own electron beam powder bed fusion (E-PBF) system manufacturer, it was time that the Royal Air Force (RAF) get its hands on it….

3D Printing News Briefs, October 6, 2022: Titanium, Tungsten, Concrete & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll start with software, as Siemens embeds the 3Dfindit.com parts library by CADENAS into its Capital software. Onto metal news now, as research out…

UK’s Ministry of Defence Launches Project TAMPA to Stimulate 3D Printing Applications for the Military

Last month, the UK’s Ministry of Defence (MOD) announced the official launch of Project TAMPA, a potentially seven-year-long program to increase the amount of 3D printed parts purchased by the…

E-BEAM 3D Printer Manufacturer Wayland Additive Announces Production Scale-Up

Wayland Additive, an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of metal additive manufacturing (AM) platforms, has announced that, thus far in 2022, the company has successfully been scaling up production as planned….

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TCT 3Sixty Brings 3D Printing to the UK this June

TCT 3Sixty, the UK’s definitive and most influential 3D printing and additive manufacturing event returns on June 8-9 to the NEC, Birmingham. TCT 3Sixty goes beyond simply raising awareness and…

Wooden 3D Printed Bee Hive Offers Scottish Honey Bees a Safe Home

Did you know that in Scotland over 100 species of bees have been recorded? Unfortunately, this number doesn’t necessarily mean that the insects are thriving in the country. In fact,…

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How this Medtech Startup Found a Niche Bioprinting Tumor Models

In the battle against a disease that kills roughly 26,000 people each day, the importance of greater speed in drug development is critical. In 2018, an estimated 9.5 million people…

3D Printing News Briefs, November, 10, 2021: New Partners, New Printer, & More

Protolabs growing its AM footprint in North Carolina is the first story in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. XJet is expanding its APAC presence with a new distributor, while Altair…

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TCT3SIXTY 2021: 3D Printing Goes Local at UK Trade Show

As a veteran attendee of the annual TCT UK show, the 2021 event was not only a clear break from the past in terms of its rebranding to TCT3SIXTY, but…

Renishaw No Longer for Sale After Underwhelming Proposals

Four months after British engineering and metal 3D printer manufacturer Renishaw announced the sale of the company, the board decided to back out. Disappointed with all the takeover proposals, the…

UK’s “Satellite Applications Catapult” Acquires MetalFAB1 3D Printing System

The UK’s innovation and tech company Satellite Applications Catapult will add Additive Industries’ MetalFAB1 industrial 3D printing system to their new Disruptive Innovation for Space Centre (DISC) at Westcott Venture…

Carbon Expands in Italy and the UK as 3D Printing Demand Grows

3D printing unicorn Carbon signed a deal with Solid Print3D in the UK and Selltek in Italy as it gears up to accelerate its presence in Europe. The successful seven-year-old…

3D Printing News Briefs, April 11, 2021: Qontrol & 3DPRINTUK, Carbon & NADL, Zortrax, Artec 3D & Objex Unlimited

We’ve got a little business news to share with you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by news about a new material. Then, it’s on to two stories about…

Orbex to Build Europe’s “Largest” Industrial 3D Printer to Build Rocket Parts

Private launch service provider Orbex is getting ready to send its first rockets to polar orbit in 2022. During the past five years, the innovative UK startup has been developing…

DMC Brings Silicone 3D Printing to the U.K… Again

The Digital Manufacturing Centre (DMC), a 3D printing service bureau, has introduced to the U.K. a process called silicone additive manufacturing (SAM). The technology, developed by a Swiss company called…

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Accessibility: 3D Printed Tactile Pregnancy Test for Visually Impaired Women

Taking a pregnancy test, and learning the results, is an incredibly private, personal moment, no matter what result you’re hoping to get. Unfortunately, this isn’t the case if you’re visually…

Satori Launching Professional Resin 3D Printer and Partnership Program

UK company Satori, headquartered in London, is on a mission to empower creativity, and help its clients improve efficiency and save money, with its professional 3D printers developed for use…

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All-Electric Race Car Made Possible with Electron Beam Metal 3D Printing

Supported by Innovate UK, the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) works to speed up industrial growth in the UK by creating and embedding future skills and developing and proving manufacturing processes,…

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First Rocket from UK Soil: the Orbex Prime 3D Printed Rocket

In what could be considered a major step forward for the United Kingdom (UK)’s space program, Orbex announced it will be the first company to launch its rocket into orbit…

Enable Manufacturing Offers over 130 Metals for Additive Casting Process

UK company Enable Manufacturing was founded just last year, and focuses on the 3D printing of molds for metal casting, which are then used to fabricate high-quality metal production parts…

3D Scanning & 3D Printing Used in Digital Workflow to Design & Build Custom Neck Orthosis

Custom orthotics made through conventional manufacturing methods require casting, sculpting, molding, and fitting to be completed before they’re ready for the patient to wear. It can take up to six…

3D Printing News Briefs: April 30, 2020

We’re starting today’s 3D Printing News Briefs talking about some new products – SHINING 3D is announcing its new desktop 3D inspection system, and Recreus has launched a new polypropylene…

Ping the Paralyzed Puppy Walks Again, Thanks to 3D Printed Surgical Guides

Call me sentimental, but I am a sucker for a good story where 3D printing is used to help an animal get back on its feet, especially when the animal…

3D Printing News Briefs: February 28, 2020

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, AMUG has announced the recipients of its two scholarships, Ultimaker is marking a milestone with a new online marketplace and new Cura features, and…